Andy Schleck on how Tadej Pogačar can be beaten at Tour de France: 'You've got to f**king move your arse and risk it'

The former Luxembourg pro knows a thing or two about daring moves

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Contrary to popular belief, Tadej Pogačar can be beaten at the Tour de France, but it requires his rivals to be brave and be willing to lose it all.

That is what Andy Schleck, winner of the race in 2010, is calling on Jonas Vingegaard and Geraint Thomas et al. to do when the race resumes on Tuesday following its first proper rest day in the Alps on Monday.

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Chris Marshall-Bell

A freelance sports journalist and podcaster, you'll mostly find Chris's byline attached to news scoops, profile interviews and feature writing across a variety of different publications. He has been writing regularly for Cycling Weekly since 2013.

Previously a ski, hiking and cycling guide in a number of places, but mostly in the Canadian Rockies and Spanish Pyrenees, he almost certainly holds the record for the most number of interviews conducted from snowy mountains.

He lives in Valencia, Spain.